2021 FRENZY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Frenzy Short-Film Festival is an initiative focusing on the social and psychological vulnerabilities of individuals and communities at large. All Shorts must revolve around some “Frenzy” episode (a phase in which excitement seems to lead us to unconsciousness, and that can become negative when control is lost, or behavior transgresses what society considers “normal”).
I WISH I COULD GO OFFLINE (INDIA)
Written and Directed by Harshal Vyas, A film by Samanvay Dance
A dance film about the overpower of Internet on human life.
INTERVIEW WITH MARILYN (VENEZUELA / USA)A film by AZCA Film Written and Directed by Agatino Zurría Marilyn Moreno guest stars in a talk show about her career, but one question keeps haunting her: what happened to her latest director, who mysteriously disappeared, cornering Marilyn to reveal the truth.
“QUEDATE” (NY/Republica Dominicana)
Written and by Directed Wilton Reynoso
The story of a single mother who her past of emotional, psychological and physical abuse since her childhood continuously torments her, causing her a severe depression and lack of interest for life.
“THE ROOMATE” (USA)
Directed By Torin Scott Written by Matthew Sorvillo
An aspiring actor struggling with confidence and an emotionally abusive roommate tries to land a role.
WARREN?” (Chicago / PR)
Written and Directed Juan C. Linares
Annoyed with people constantly mispronouncing his name, a white-passing Latino must assert his identity.
CALL ME (IRAN)
Written by Shanram Saeedi Directed by Javad Safavi
A theater group worries about the absence one of members while acting practice & tries to contact her, but something else happens.
Written and Directed by Fernando Viera
“Unlabeled” is a reflexive documentary that explores the boundaries of masculinity and femininity within one person, challenging the established relationship between sex and gender.
“KEEP YOU SAFE”
by Seyedamir Mirazimi (Theran)
Directed by Luis (Laro) Rodriguez
A young man struggles to get over the torment from a past event by starting to work at a care center, where he develops
a unique friendship with a patient.
“NOBODY LIVES UPSTAIRS”
by Alejandro Amoros (N.Y. / P.R.)
Directed by Amneris Morales
A combat veteran struggles to find his place in the world. His PTSD is further exacerbated when he becomes convinced that he is not living alone in his two-unit apartment.
“POWER OF THE CATTERPILLAR”
by Michael Narvaez (N.Y. / P.R.)
Directed by Ivan Goris
Human beings, long for the power to change…to transition.